Lost and Sayid

The new series of Lost starts on Showtime this month and Time Out met Naveen Andrews, the angry man of the cast who plays Sayid. Words Matt Pomroy You’ve been critical of Lost’s storylines in previous seasons, so how’s Sayid doing in season four? Oh, he’s doing pretty well actually. I’m actually quite pleased, which…

The nerd who got heard

For those who haven’t got into it yet, Criminal Minds is being shown from the very start on Dubai One. Time Out spoke to one of the stars, Kirsten Vangsness, about playing the series’ resident computer expert, how it helped overcome her chronic shyness and why working as a teacher helped her understand the role.…

Donald Sutherland

He helped define cinema in the 1970s with numerous iconic roles and went on to become one of Hollywood’s finest character actors. But now Donald Sutherland is making it big on the small screen as Patrick ‘Tripp’ Darling III, in the glossy drama Dirty Sexy Money. Time Out asked him why he took the role,…

The good, the bad and Ugly Betty

Time Out visited the set of hit series Ugly Betty and spoke to its star America Ferrera about body image, fashion, the lack of family viewing and being Hispanic Woman Of The Year. Words Matt Pomroy ‘Who are you to define at all what ugly is? Or for that matter what beauty is?’ America Ferrera…

Nicollette Sheridan

Desperate Housewives returns this month for the fourth season.When we left them, maneater Edie Britt had her head in a noose, but according to actress Nicollette Sheridan it’s just more manipulation from the most outrageous housewife on the street. Time Out visited Wisteria Lane to speak to her about the role. WordsMatt Pomroy Were you…

The love doctor

Grey’s Anatomy returns to our screens this week, so TimeOut visited star Patrick Dempsey on the set if the hit series to see what the mood was like ahead of their big comeback. WordsMatt Pomroy ‘Hey, how ya doin? Welcome to Seattle Grace Hospital,’ Patrick Dempsey tells Time Out with a big grin. He gestures…

Dishing the Dirt

Courteney Cox is back on television with her new drama Dirt, in which she plays the devious editor of a celebrity gossip tabloid. Time Out met her on set in Los Angeles and talked about the series, the nature of celebrity magazines and why she doesn’t think there’ll ever be a Friends reunion. Good grief,…

Figure Head

Danica McKellar is on a mission to make mathematics appealing to young girls. Words Matt Pomroy. If you’re of a certain age, you’ll probably recognise the face. Between1988 and 1993, Danica McKellar was the girl next door in television’s The Wonder Years. But unlike some other child stars, she didn’t drift off into the world…

Shades of Grey

Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo reveals her frustrations with the series and how its success was a Hollywood long shot. Words Matt Pomroy ‘That’s not the direction that I thought the show was going to take when I signed up for it,’ says Ellen Pompeo, smiling sweetly and complaining bitterly at the same time. She’s…

Oliver Stone interview

Few directors have attracted as much controversy as Oliver Stone. He’s been accused of rewriting histor y in his political epics Nixon and JFK, glorifying violence in Natural Born Killers and suppor ting dictatorial regimes in Castro-doc Comandante. Yet, for his latest film, World Trade Center, Stone’s been accused of playing it too safe. In…